15. Bernard Foley (Waratahs) (3) Click for more photos

Australian team of the week - round eight

15. Bernard Foley (Waratahs) (3) Photo: Getty Images

Each week, Greg Growden picks the form team from the Australian conference after the weekend's matches. Number of times selected in brackets.

15: Bernard Foley (Waratahs) (3)
14: Tom Kingston
(Waratahs) (3)
13: Tevita Kuridrani
(Brumbies) (1)
12: Pat McCabe
(Brumbies) (3)
11: Joe Tomane
(Brumbies) (2)
10: Christian Lealiifano
(Brumbies) (2)
9: Nic White
(Brumbies) (2)
8: Fotu Auelua
(Brumbies) (1)
7: Michael Hooper
(Brumbies) (2)
6: Dave Dennis
(Waratahs) (3)
5: Kane Douglas
(Waratahs) (3)
4: Scott Fardy
(Brumbies) (1)
3: Sekope Kepu
(Waratahs) (3)
2: Stephen Moore
(Brumbies) (3)
1: Benn Robinson
(Waratahs) (3)

Player of the round: Pat McCabe. Now you know why Robbie Deans likes him as a No.12. The Brumbies utility overshadowed James O'Connor.

Try of the round: Michael Hooper. Sheer strength and belief propelled the Brumbies flanker straight through numerous Rebels defenders to score.